"Bharata" भरत (
Sanskritlit. "to be maintained") may refer to:
*a name of
*a name of
*a name of Manu, according to the
Bharata (emperor), a celebrated hero and monarch of India, first of twelve Cakravartins ("universal emperors")
Bharata (Ramayana), a son of Dasharatha, younger brother of Rama
Bharata (Bhagavata), the eldest of a hundred sons of a saintly king by name Rishabha according to the Bhagavata Purana
Bharata Muni, the author of the " Natyashastra"
"Bhārata"/"Bhārat" भारत ("descended from "Bharata") may refer to:
Sanskritand Hindi(then pronounced "Bhārat") name of India.
*a name of
rishi(the author of RV 5.27, RV 3.23)
Bhāratas, a Rigvedic tribe
*an early epic forming the core of the "
Mahabharata" (comprising about a quarter of the extended epic)
Bhāratavarsha, "king Bharata's realm" i.e. India.
Republic of India(properly, "IAST|Bhārata Gaṇarājya" _sa. भारत गणराज्य)
merino, a breedof sheep. [http://gbpihed.nic.in/envis/HTML/vol10_2/mpoornima.htm]
Etymology of the names of India
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